Sloman Neptun Shipping & Transport GmbH has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics AB as its agent in Sweden. The two companies will work in partnership to offer a full range of logistics services between Sweden and the North African countries of Algeria, Morocco, Libya and Tunisia from January 2015.
Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics, an independent full service agency based in Sweden and owned by the Swedish Greencarrier Group and the German company Menzell & Döhle, specialises in liner agency, port agency, freight agency and project logistics.
Joachim Lagerstedt, managing director, Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics says: “We are delighted to be appointed as an agent for Sloman Neptun, one of the oldest and most respected shipping lines operating today. We are also very pleased to have agency representation for North Africa, which is a new region for us.
“This new cooperation fits perfectly into our strategy of becoming one of the leading liner agency providers in the Nordic countries and through Sloman Neptun’s long-established reputation in the market, we really look forward to selling this excellent product to the Swedish market.”
Sloman Neptun offers four sailings a month to ports in Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, carrying containers, breakbulk and ro/ro cargo. The services are operated by two owned ro/ro-lo/lo vessels and two owned multipurpose vessels with a crane capacity of 2 x 150 tonnes, combining to a maximum 270 tonnes.
Sloman Neptun offers the full range of inland logistics services in North Africa through its own network of offices and distribution centres.